Archinect - News 2016-12-07T03:54:11-05:00 MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, FAIA, Joins the 2015 Matsumoto Prize Jury kimweiss 2014-10-21T12:00:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T17:14:30-04:00 <img src="" width="600" height="507" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Nationally known architects to judge annual Modernist house competition</em></strong>.</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH)</a>, the award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving, and promoting Modernist residential design across the state, has announced the 2015&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">George Matsumoto Prize</a>&nbsp;Jury.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The 2015 jury includes&nbsp;<strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MacArthur Fellow</a>&nbsp;Jeanne Gang, FAIA, Studio Gang Architects,</strong> Chicago; Harry Bates, Bates Masi Architects, Sag Harbor, New York;&nbsp;Eric Gartner, AIA, SG Architects, New York; Peter Gluck, Gluck+, New York; Bev Thorne, the&nbsp;last living architect to have participated in&nbsp;<em>Arts &amp; Architecture</em>'s famous Case Study Houses, Oakland; and Honorary Chair George Matsumoto, FAIA.</p><p>Now in its fourth year, the Matsumoto Prize&nbsp;honors George Matsumoto,&nbsp;a founding faculty member of North Carolina State University's School of Design (now College of Design) and architect of some of the state&rsquo;s best-known and historically significant Modernist houses.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Matsumoto Prize is a unique awa...</p> Winners announced for the 2014 New Zealand Architecture Awards Justine Testado 2014-05-12T20:52:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:59:10-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="520" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winning at the New Zealand Architecture Awards -- the country's most prestigious architectural competition -- must feel like winning the lottery. This year's winners, who accepted their awards at a ceremony in Auckland, were recently announced. This year's program included nine award categories; the 2014 recipient of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Gold Medal, and the winner of the New Zealand Architectural Medal -- the competition's highest honor.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>2014 recipient of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Gold Medal:</strong> Patrick Clifford of Architectus Bowes Clifford Thomson<br><br><strong>(Pictured above) Winner of the New Zealand Architectural Medal:</strong> <strong>ASB North Wharf by BVN <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donovan Hill</a> with <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jasmax</a>.</strong> Also awarded in: Commercial, Interior Architecture, and Sustainability categories</p><p>Below are some of our favorite photos from the category-winning projects.</p><p><strong>AUT University Sir Paul Reeves Centre by Jasmax&nbsp;</strong><br>Categories: Education, and Planning and Urban Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>A House at the Beach, Te Horo (1986) by Moller Architects</strong><br>Category: Enduring Architecture Award</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Headland House by Stevens Lawson Architects</strong><br>Category: Housing</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Regional Terminal at Christchurch Airport by BVN Donovan Hill and Jasmax in association</strong><br>Categories: Commercial Architecture and Interior</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>New Zealand Guest of Honour Pavilion by Patterson Associates Limited and Inside Out Productions Ltd</strong><br>Category: International Architecture</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Hurstmere Green by Sills van Bohemen</strong><br>Category: Planning and Urban Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Arruba Bach...</strong></p> Frank Harmon, FAIA, Receives Prestigious Gold Medal Plus Four Project Awards kimweiss 2013-09-19T18:09:00-04:00 >2013-09-23T21:14:48-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="975" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em><strong>After an evening aboard the USS North Carolina, the Raleigh architect took home AIA NC&rsquo;s highest honor as well as four awards for his firm&rsquo;s completed projects.</strong></em></p> <p> September 19, 2013 (Raleigh, NC) -- After what turned out to be a very big night for his small, Raleigh-based firm, architect <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Harmon, FAIA,</a> went home with the <strong>F. Carter Williams Gold Medal</strong>, the highest honor the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA NC) bestows on an architect, as well as four other prestigious awards for projects when the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects</a> (AIA NC) presented its 2013 AIA NC Design and Chapter Awards recently onboard the USS North Carolina in Wilmington.</p> <p> Named in memory of Raleigh architect F. Carter Williams, FAIA, AIA NC awards the Gold Media to an individual &ldquo;in recognition of a distinguished career or extraordinary accomplishments as an architect.&rdquo;</p> <p> In his nomination letter for Harmon, fellow architect Jeffrey Lee, FA...</p>